SiLS LL.M. International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution

Swiss International Law School

Program Description

SiLS LL.M. International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution

Swiss International Law School

Short Facts

    Open to: anyone who successfully completed a BLaw, LL.B. or equivalent, or is admitted to the bar in any jurisdiction.
      Study mode: Fully online, 20 weeks per semester. Each module can also be taken individually.
        Courses: Four interactive modules: Sales and Transport Law, Dispute Resolution, Corporate Law, and Intellectual Property. Four extra-modular tutorials (plus one free).
          Duration: Two semesters (full-time), four semesters (part-time).
            Semester start: 1 August and 1 February.
              Credits: 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System), equivalent to about 40 (full-time), or 20 hours (part-time) of student effort per week.
                Language: English.
                  Fees: CHF 36‘000 (whole program), CHF 10‘000 (single module). Financial support and scholarships available.
                    Dual Award Programs: Study online at SiLS, study on site at one of our partner universities, and earn two LL.M. degrees.

                    The Program

                    The SiLSLL.M. in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution is taught fully online, giving career professionals access to a level of higher education that may otherwise be out of reach because of work or family responsibilities.

                    SiLS offers a real life experience of what international work as a global lawyer is like, with online meetings, video conferencing, online research, and written work prepared individually or in small groups, stimulating and inspiring feedback from faculty and peers from all over the world. The teaching approach is directed at encouraging students not just to learn the theory, but to unterstand how it works, why it works, and what the practical implications in it might be. Small classes are composed from a student body representing a wide variety of experience, bringing both specialist knowledge and fresh perspectives.

                    The SiLS LL.M. master degree is awarded upon the satisfactory completion of four interactive modules and four self-guided tutorials.Each SiLS module can also be booked individually.

                    Each of the four interactive Swiss International Law School modules is led by an eminent global scholar in the respective field. Classes are supervised by two course leaders, one from a common law, the other from a civil law background. Each SiLS module can also be booked individually.

                    • Sales and Transport Law: Module leader Professor Dr. Ingeborg SCHWENZER, LL.M.
                    • Intellectual Property Law: Module leader Professor Dr. William VAN CAENEGEM, LL.M.
                    • Dispute Resolution:Module leaderProfessor Louise BARRINGTON
                    • Corporate Law: Module leader Professor Dr. Katharina PISTOR, LL.M.
                        • Four extra-modular tutorials cover important aspects of legal work. Theyare self-guided and allow for your own individual learning path and pace.
                        • Legal Research and Writing: Dr. Benjamin LEISINGER, LL.M.
                        • Presentation Techniques: Dr. Christopher KEE
                        • Professional Ethics for the Global Lawyer: Professor Catherine ROGERS
                        • Features of Common Law and Civil Law Systems: Professor Dr. Thomas LUNDMARK, LL.M.
                          • In addition, enjoy this bonus tutorial:
                          • Management of Legal and Compliance Risk: Dr. Peter KURER, LL.M.
                          This school offers programs in:
                          • English
                          Swiss International Law School

                          Last updated August 31, 2017
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                          This course is Online
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                          1 - 2 years
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